oa Arms Control : Africa - Nuclear news : nuclear security in Africa gets 7 Million boost
|Article Title||Nuclear news : nuclear security in Africa gets 7 Million boost|
|© Publisher:||Institute for Security Studies (ISS)|
|Journal||Arms Control : Africa|
|Author||Amelia Du Rand|
|Publication Date||Nov 2007|
According to an International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) staff report, the European Union has approved close to 7 Million to enhance activities on the African continent. This grant represents the single largest contribution to the IAEA's Nuclear Security Fund. The money will be available immediately for use in 27 African States to improve physical protection of nuclear materials and facilities, securing vulnerable radioactive sources, and combating illicit trafficking in nuclear and radioactive materials.
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